Atleast 21 people, who had returned back in Haryana’s Panchkula from the United States of America has tested positive of coronavirus infection. Total 73 people had arrived from the US on May 19. Chief Medical Officer of Panchkula, Dr Jasjit Kaur said, “21 out of 73 people, who had arrived from the USA on May 19 have tested positive for COVID-19. All of them are not residents of Panchkula but belong to various districts. 2 reports were inconclusive and rests were negative.”Coronavirus in Haryana: 21 US returnees test positive for COVID-19 in Panchkula
Children account for less than two per cent of identified cases of Covid-19.
Coronavirus lockdown took a massive toll on the wedding industry in Gujarat’s Vadodara. Marriage decorators are facing hardships to revive their businesses in market. They are suffering loss due to COVID-19 outbreak. There are 12,905 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Gujarat. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of COVID-19 active cases are 66,330 and 3583 deaths in India.Covid-19 impact: Lockdown takes toll on wedding industry in Vadodara
If we ignore biases in data sets and analysis, it will hamper the efforts to defeat the virus.
More than 2,700 people traced to Tamil Nadu’s Koyambedu vegetable market have tested positive for the deadly novel coronavirus disease. As many as 35% of all the cases of the viral respiratory illness in the state have been traced back to the 295-acre wholesale market. As many as 2,760 cases of the disease have been linked to ‘super-spreader’ fruits and vegetable market in the state. Total infections in Tamil Nadu as of Thursday morning stood at 9,227, according to the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHW).Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu: Over 2,700 COVID-19 cases linked to Koyambedu market in Chennai
India on Monday saw the highest single-day increase of 5,242 new COVID-19 cases as the total number of cases reached 96,169 on the first day of the fourth phase of lockdown. There are 56,316 active cases and a total of 36,824 people have been cured of COVID-19 taking the recovery rate to 38. 29 per cent while 3029 patients have died. Health Ministry said a total of 2,715 patients were reported cured in the last 24 hours.India's Covid-19 cases cross 96,000; recovery rate improves to 38.29%
Over the past 24 hours, cases in India jumped by 6,977, the sixth consecutive peak in daily cases. The death toll also rose by 154, a new peak. New cases were reported from 26 states/UTs, compared to 27 a day before.
In the trial, carried out in 108 healthy adults, the vaccine demonstrated promising results after 28 days, with the final results to be evaluated in six months, the study said.
The wheel of karmic consequence is turning.
Arvind Kejriwal said the situation is still under control in Delhi, even after several relaxations were given in the fourth phase of COVID-19-induced lockdown.
India has reported 3,390 new positive cases of the novel coronavirus, while as many as 1,273 patients have recovered from the deadly disease in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Affairs (MoHFW) on Friday. There has not been a single positive case of coronavirus that has been detected in 216 districts of the country and no new infection has been reported from 42 districts in the last 28 days.Coronavirus in India: No COVID-19 case in 216 districts till date; recovery rate improves to 29.36%
As Americans try to stay safe from the coronavirus, some families are arguing over which sources to trust. Only a third of Americans see friends and family as a highly trusted source for coronavirus information according to a recent AP survey. (AP)COVID-19 Pandemic: Americans trust different sources for coronavirus info
With an increase of 3,967 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, India's tally of coronavirus cases reached 81,970 cases, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday. According to the latest figures, 51,401 patients are active coronavirus cases while 27,919 patients have been cured/discharged and one patient has been migrated. With a rise in 100 deaths due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the number of deaths now stands at 2,649.India's Covid-19 tally touches 81,970, death toll at 2,649
Amid COVID-19 lockdown when country is fighting to curb the spread of the dreadful virus, 10 jail prisoners tested positive for COVID-19 in Agra jail. A prisoner from Agra Central Jail, who tested positive for COVID-19, has died on May 9. After which jail authority sent samples of 27 people including 13 police officials and 14 prisoners from which 10 prisoners tested COVID-19 positive. The jail barracks, in which the infected prisoners were kept, have been emptied and other prisoners are shifted to different barracks keeping social distancing in mind. A prisoner from Agra Central Jail, who tested positive for COVID-19, has died. Agra is one of the districts of UP which has recorded most of the COVID-19 cases. UP has recorded 3664 confirmed cases and 82 deaths from COVID-19 till now. Lockdown has been extended till May 17. Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh: 10 prisoners test positive for COVID-19 in Agra Central Jail
India saw its highest spike of 6,977 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours as the total number of cases went over 1.38 lakh on Monday with Maharashtra accounting for over 50,000 cases. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 now stands at 4,021 in the country with 154 persons dying in the last 24 hours. India is now among the top 10 countries in the world regarding the total number of COVID-19 cases. The cases have been rising by new levels over the past four days.Covid-19: India's count crosses 1.38 lakh; 6,977 new cases reported in 24 hours
Coronavirus cases in India neared the 80,000-figure after witnessing the second-highest single-day cases on Thursday since the start of the outbreak. As many as 3,722 fresh cases of Covid-19 were discovered and 134 people died from the virus across all the states in the last 24 hour. As of Thursday morning, the overall positive cases of the deadly pathogen stood at 78,003, out of which 26,235 have been cured and discharged while 2,549 died since the pandemic started.Covid-19: India tally nears 80k-mark; over 3,700 fresh cases in past 24 hours
NDMA directs the Ministries/Departments of Government of India, State Governments and State Authorities to continue the lockdown measures upto 31st May, 2020. NDMA directs NEC, headed by Union Home Secretary, to modify lockdown guidelines keeping in view the need to open up economic activities while containing the spread of COVID-19Coronavirus lockdown extended till May 31; fresh guidelines to be issued: NDMA
All the senior officials of Sebi till the chief general manager level have to come to office.
India witnessed the biggest ever spike of 6,654 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 1,25,101, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. As many as 137 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 3,720.Covid-19: With biggest spike of 6,654 cases, India's tally reaches 1,25,101
WHO has given a 6-point strategy on lifting the restrictions and speeding up testing for several countries.
The total tally of cases in the State has touched 5409 cases and with two more deaths being reported, the death toll has risen to 37, a government media bulletin confirmed. Chennai accounted for 316 of the 580 cases and touched a whopping 2644 cases on Thursday. The second-highest number of cases were reported from Thiruvallur which recorded 63 people contracting the virus.
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) partners with Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) for developing indigenous Covid-19 vaccine. Coronavirus vaccine: ICMR partners with BBIL to develop indigenous COVID-19 vaccine
The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 3,583, while the number of cases climbed to 1,18,447 in the country, registering an increase of 148 deaths and 6,088 cases since Thursday 8 am, according to the Union Health Ministry. The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 66,330, while 48,533 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, it said. Covid-19: India records 6,088 new cases; tally reaches 1,18,447
Houston lab says that, if needed, it can process up to a half-million coronavirus antibody tests per month. The company offering the service says they’re offering peace of mind, but experts contend the value of antibody testing is debatable. (AP)Covid-19 pandemic: Houston lab to test for coronavirus antibodies
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain informed that no death caused due to Coronavirus in Delhi is missed in the count. “No death caused due to Coronavirus in Delhi is missed in the count. Deaths of suspected cases are not covered in death toll of COVID-19,” said Jain on reports of discrepancies in COVID-19 deaths in the national capital.Coronavirus in Delhi: Satyendar Jain dismisses reports of discrepancies in COVID-19 death data
Praising India’s efforts in control coronavirus, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan asserted that India’s lockdown was imposed at the right time. “Lockdown was imposed in India at the right time. Other developed countries wasted many days to take this decision. In some countries when situation went out of control they took the decision of lockdown and in most places it was partial lockdown,” said Union Health Minister.COVID-19 outbreak: Lockdown was timed rightly in India, says Dr Harsh Vardhan
Chennai's 65- acre Koyambedu wholesale market has now become a super spreader of Covid-19.
Wipro said it would hand over the facility to the Maharashtra government by May 30. The 450-bed hospital, which is going to be equipped to treat moderate cases, will have 12 beds to stabilise critical patients before shifting them to a tertiary care facility. The isolated COVID-19 dedicated complex will also have 24 rooms to accommodate doctors and medical staff.
The NCP leader also said that 3,10,694 passes have been issued for essential service providers and those caught in emergencies till now.
States like Maharashtra, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, which are home to some of the busiest airports in the country, were reluctant to allow domestic flight services from their airports, citing swelling cases of the coronavirus infection in their states.
People are actively seeking information on Covid-19’s impact — to stay updated and avoid panic.
Thirty more BSF personnel have been tested positive for COVID-19, including six from Delhi and 24 from Tripura, said Border Security Force. All of them are under medical care at AIIMS, Jhajjar and at GB Pant Hospital in Agartala. Earlier today, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that with 24 BSF personnel tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura on Thursday, the total number of coronavirus cases in the state has reached 88.Coronavirus outbreak: 30 more BSF personnel test positive for COVID-19
What makes things worst to handle in Kashmir is that around 20 doctors have tested positive till now in Kashmir and scores of health workers have been put into isolation, which poses a threat of crippling the health infrastructure and posing danger to frontline workers.
The Ghaziabad administration on Monday sealed its border with Delhi again in view of the rising cases of the coronavirus in the district in the last few days, according to an official order. Essential services including doctors, paramedical staff, police, bank employees and media personnel are allowed to move across the two cities after showing identity cards, the order stated.Covid-19 outbreak: Ghaziabad-Delhi border sealed again, essential services personnel allowed
Transforming Rural India Foundation (TRI) of TATA TRUSTS on May 16 joined hands with the Jharkhand government on fight against COVID-19. It gave 8,400 PPE kits and other health protection equipments to the Government. Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren thanked the TRI for its assistance during the time of pandemic. TRI officially joined hands to provide PPE Kits (8400), Gloves (87438 pairs), Triple-Layer Masks (72338), Kits for SHG leaders and PRI members (5000) and Dry Ration Kits for PVTG (10000) on ground.COVID-19 crisis: Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren thanks TATA TRUSTS for its assistance
Eight employees of OPPO mobile company’s factory in Greater Noida have tested positive for COVID-19. After the information all operations at the factory have been suspended. The operations in the factory had resumed on 8th May. District Magistrate of GautamBuddha Nagar said, “Medical Department has informed that they have been told by OPPO Company that they have received reports of 1200 people. Of them, 9 have tested positive for COVID-19, 8 from our district and 1 from Ghaziabad.” Covid-19 outbreak: 9 Noida Oppo mobile factory employees test positive
COVID-19 cases in Delhi crosses the 10000 mark. Details by TIMES NOW’s PrashantCOVID-19 cases in Delhi cross 10,000 mark
India's official coronavirus case count crossed the 1 lakh mark today, Union Healthy Ministry's daily update showed.At 8 am, the total number of cases stood at 1,01,139, casualties at 3,163 and the number of the cured/discharged at 39,174.Maharashtra, the state hardest hit by the virus, has 35,058 cases now. Tamil Nadu and Gujarat, the second and third most hit, have so far recorded 11,760 and 11,745 cases, respectively.India's Covid-19 count crosses 1,00,000 mark
This pandemic could act as a starting point for the re-orientation of the primary and district health care systems of Indian states to keep the infections at a manageable level. As India looks to flatten its curve, its state governments need to remember that it cannot move ahead by leaving the Covid-19 vulnerable population behind.
Of the 157 deaths deaths reported since Sunday morning, 63 were in Maharashtra, 34 in Gujarat, 31 in Delhi, six in West Bengal, five each in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, four in Tamil Nadu, three in Punjab and one each from Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka and Odisha.
Pressure mounts on China ahead of the big WHO meet. 116 nations back the probe into COVID-19 origin. Countries including US expected to pursue investigation into Beijing’s handling of pandemic when decision-making body meets.Pressure mounts on China ahead of WHO meet over Covid-19 origin
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on May 09 informed that till now (9/05/20) 15,25,631 have been tested for COVID-19 in various laboratories in the country. The total number of COVID-19 cases in India has risen to 59,662, which includes 1981 deaths as of May 9.Coronavirus testing: Over 15 lakhs tested till now for COVID-19, informs Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Apr 20(ANI): Reliance Foundation has scaled up its meal distribution programme under Mission Anna Seva to provide over 3 crore meals to marginalised and under-resourced communities across India. Under the programme, Reliance Foundation is providing cooked meals, ready-to-eat food packets and dry ration kits to families and bulk ration to community kitchens. The entire staff of Reliance Foundation is working together in the mission on a war footing to ensure that no Indian goes hungry during the lockdown period. RIL has contributed Rs 535 crore to various relief funds, including Rs 500 crore to the PM-CARES Fund. COVID-19 lockdown: Reliance to provide meals for 3 crore Indians
Maharashtra reported more than 2,000 cases for the fourth day on run. Mumbai continued to be the biggest contributor with 60% of these cases. The state's total cases have now neared 40,000, accounting for almost 40% of the country’s cumulative tally. Tamil Nadu crossed the 13,000-mark, taking the state tally to 13,191 — second highest in India after Maharashtra.
Emphasising the importance of gradual revival of economic activities, the chief minister announced a number of measures which will enable in restoring normalcy in the national capital.
On Tuesday, Coronavirus cases in India grew at a slower rate as compared to the previous two days nearing the 75000-mark. With 3,525 fresh cases of the disease and 122 new fatalities reported in the last 24 hours, India’s death toll in the pandemic stood at 2,415 while total overall infections reached 74,281.Covid-19 cases in India near 75,000-mark; becomes 12th worst affected in the world
Necessity born out of the coronavirus pandemic seems to be a super mom of innovation.
Haryana Roadways bus service resumed after the state government decided to start special bus services on selected routes. The buses will run only within the state. Stranded are hoping for further relaxations after conclusion of lockdown 3.0.Coronavirus Lockdown: Haryana Roadways bus service resumes within state with limitations
Even though schools in India are shut, students are putting on a good front to fight Covid-19.
Tamil Nadu continued to register rise in number of Covid-19 patients, with 805 people testing positive over the past 24 hours. Of the new cases, 93 are from other states, according to the State Health Department, here on Monday. The number of coronavirus cases in the state has risen to 17,082. Death of seven Covid-19 patients have taken the toll to 118.Covid-19 outbreak: 805 new cases take Tamil Nadu's tally to 17,082
Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed on Twitter that the company has restarted its California factory in violation of local government orders. In the Monday afternoon tweet, Musk said he would be on the assembly line and asked that he be arrested if authorities take anyone into custody.Tesla restarts California factory amid Covid-19 lockdown
The Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar informed that total number of COVID19 cases in the state reached 555, including 289 active cases, 260 recoveries and 6 deaths.“Our situation is better than Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. We are surrounded by them from all sides, we have become stricter at our borders so that nobody brings COVID19 here. Even then, our situation over last few days has become concerning,” said Haryana CM Khattar.COVID-19 crisis: Haryana’s situation better than neighbouring states, says CM Khattar
China is planning to evacuate its citizens from India amid the spreading coronavirus in the country, a notice issued by the Chinese embassy in New Delhi said on Monday.China to evacuate citizens from India amid Covid-19 pandemic
Under such circumstances, the lender had requested the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a credit line of USD two billion, an official of the Export-Import Bank of India said. The Reserve Bank on Friday announced a Rs 15,000-crore line of credit to the lender.
The Maharashtra government has formally written to the Kerala government seeking assistance to fight the Covid-19 pandemic in the worst-hit Mumbai-Pune industrial-commercial belt. The development came days after Maharashtra's Health Minister Rajesh Tope spoke to Kerala's Health and Social Welfare Minister K. K. Shailaja and discussed the Covid-19 pandemic challenges.Covid-19 outbreak: Worst-hit Maharashtra seeks Kerala's expertise
The COVID- 19 count in Maharashtra crosses the 50,000 mark which is 1/3rd of the total cases in India. State dials Kerala for help; says ‘we need doctors & nurses’. Is the Maha S.O.S call ‘too late’? Details by TIMES NOW’s Aruneel and Kajal.COVID-19 count in Maharashtra crosses 50,000 mark
Covid-19 cases continue to rise across most states with the official figure of the overall cases crossing 52,000-mark. In a setback to the country's battle against the virus, the doubling rate of infection decreased to 11 days with a spurt in coronavirus patients. As per the Union Health Ministry’s latest update on Thursday morning, India had 52,592 cases of the disease out of which 15,267 have been cured and discharged and 1,783 have died.Covid-19 pandemic: India crosses 52,000-mark, death toll at 1,783
Referring to data from WHO situation report, the ministry said 45,25,497 COVID-19 cases have been reported till Monday which is about 60 cases per lakh population.
A day after the Centre announced the extension of coronavirus lockdown, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that the extension will be applied in the state as well till May 31. "The containment zones in urban and rural areas have been divided into three categories: A - affected zones; B - buffer zone and C - clean zone. While all shops will be closed in A zones, in B zones only some activities will be happening and the C zones will be completely open," Banerjee said at a video conference.Covid-19 crisis: West Bengal extends lockdown till May 31, relaxations announced
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on May 10 held a COVID-19 review meeting with chairpersons of 11 committees. UP Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish K Awasthi was also present in the meeting. UP government is taking every measure to curb the spread of COVID-19. UP has recorded 3373 confirmed cases and 74 deaths till now due to COVID-19.COVID-19 crisis: CM Yogi Adityanath holds review meeting with chairpersons of 11 committees
Madonna has donated USD 1.1 million towards the development of a Covid-19 vaccine.
Chennai, May 21 (ANI): As part of innovation, unique coronavirus-shaped robots with 4 wheels were deployed at a containment zone in Chennai to sanitise amid COVID-19. The idea was to replace human involvement at the hotspot or containment areas. The robot sprays 30 liters of sanitizer at once. The cases of coronavirus are growing at rapid speed in Tamil Nadu. Coronavirus-shaped robots deployed at containment zone in Chennai
A wearable device the size of a postage stamp is being tested by researchers at Northwestern University as a way to monitor and catch early signs and symptoms of COVID-19. (AP)Covid-19 crisis: Small wearable device monitors Coronavirus symptoms
The number of COVID-19 cases and related fatalities in the US is coming down, US President Donald Trump said on Sunday, even as the country inched closer to the grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from the deadly coronavirus.
With BJP led government in Assam completing four years in office, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that state government is fighting against COVID-19 and flood and erosion simultaneously.
Addressing a press conference, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said all states were supposed to give their feedback on the extension of the lockdown by Friday, and the Assam government has already conveyed its stand to the Centre.
The former Union minister appealed to the states information department to spread social awareness among the masses about the preventive measures for novel coronavirus.
BMC had last month finalised bidders for constructing a three-storey Covid facility on Kasturba Hospital compound in 90 days, but nothing has moved so far
Industrial activity have been allowed in orange and green zones. Export-oriented units, units in industrial townships like the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation and SEZs in non-containment areas have been allowed to function after disinfecting work areas.
The student, who hails from Rabangla in South Sikkim district, is undergoing treatment at Sir Thutob Namgyal Memorial (STNM) Hospital.
India, on Wednesday, witnessed the biggest single-day jump in the number of COVID-19 cases - taking the total tally to 1,06,750. According to the latest update by the Union Health Ministry, 140 deaths have been reported in India in the last 24 hours. Out of the total number of coronavirus cases in the country, 61,149 cases are currently active. According to the Health Ministry data, 42,297 people have so far been cured of the disease or have been discharged. Meanwhile, 3303 people have succumbed to the illness in the country as of now. Watch more Covid-19 related stories.Coronavirus pandemic: India witnesses highest-ever spike of 5,611 coronaivurs cases in 24 hours
Amid lockdown in which people are following the guidelines by the government, a rally was organised by police and local TMC leaders, which defied social distancing norms as several people came out on roads and participated in the rally. The rally was organised in Tikiapara area of Howrah as part of 'Howrah Operation Covid Zero' which has been initiated to convert Howrah into a green zone. ACP Central Division Alok Dasgupta, who was leading the rally in Howrah said, “We had visited the area with volunteers of 'Howrah Operation Covid Zero' to hold a campaign to spread awareness about COVID-19. Meanwhile, more people joined us & we asked them to go to their homes.”West Bengal: Awareness rally on Coronavirus flouts social distancing norms in Howrah
New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan is deeply disturbed after reading about the growing violence against doctors and police personnel in various cities. Salman Khan said, “Doctors and nurses came to save you and you pelted stones on them, COVID-19 patients are running from hospital to nowhere, all these will not anyone.” “Because of some people all the citizens are suffering,” the actor further added and urged people to support the doctors and police personnel during this humanitarian crisisCOVID-19: Actor Salman Khan condemns attacks on doctors, police personnel
The coronavirus death toll in Delhi has mounted to 208, while 660 fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported on Friday, the biggest single-day spike, authorities said. The total number of cases in the city now stands at 12,319. The previous highest spike in fresh cases -- 571 -- was recorded on May 21. This is the first time in Delhi that over 600 COVID-19 cases have been reported in a day.Covid-19 in Delhi: Death toll climbs to 208; highest spike of 660 new cases
Covid-19 is manifesting in various Indian states differently, not just in terms of number of cases, but also the recovery and fatality rates.
The legislation was introduced by Senator Lindsey Graham and eight other senators on Tuesday. The COVID-19 Accountability Act mandates the president to make a certification to Congress within 60 days that China has provided a full and complete accounting to any COVID-19 investigation led by the US, its allies or UN affiliates such as the World Health Organization and has closed all operating wet markets.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers via video conference on Monday morning on the way ahead in the fight against the novel coronavirus, amid indications that the discussions could also focus on a graded exit from the ongoing lockdown. This will be the third video conference of the prime minister with the chief ministers after the spread of the COVID-19 in the country.Coronavirus lockdown: PM Modi to interact with all state CMs on Monday over COVID-19 situation
Reiterating that COVID-19 vaccines must be recognised as public goods for the whole world, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that all countries must contribute. Addressing a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland Katherine O'Brien, director of WHO's Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals said that pathogens and germs can’t be prevented from crossing the borders which is why these vaccines have to be recognised as protecting the whole of the world and the contributions from every country to do that.Covid-19 vaccines must be recognised as 'global public health goods': WHO
We should resist drawing conclusions about women leaders from a few exceptional individuals acting in exceptional circumstances. But experts say that the women’s success may still offer valuable lessons about what can help countries weather not just this crisis, but others in the future.
"I am proud to announce that the United States will donate ventilators to our friends in India. We stand with India and @narendramodi during this pandemic. We're also cooperating on vaccine development. Together we will beat the invisible enemy!" the US President said.
As per new guidelines drawn up by the Shopping Centres Association of India (SCAI), seating will be allowed at alternate tables to maintain adequate physical distancing while cafeteria vendors have been instructed to serve only packed food until the Covid-19 outbreak subsides.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on May 10 said that many hospitals report deaths but don't send summaries. “We have directed all hospitals to send detailed summaries within 24 hours of the occurrence of deaths,” he said. COVID-19 in Delhi: Mismatch in death figures because hospitals fail to send summaries, says Satyendar Jain
New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's father, Anand Singh Bisht, died this morning. Mr Bisht who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi last month due to kidney problems died at 10.44 am.UP CM Yogi Adityanath not to attend father's last rites amid COVID-19 lockdown challenges
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Amid extended nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19, many patients and their attendants are left stranded outside prestigious All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) hospital in a night shelter due to lack of amenities. Patients those who were scheduled for appointment prior to implementation of lockdown are now nowhere to go as they don’t have access to transportation and basic amenities which force them to accommodate in a night shelter. For these people, life has come to a standstill and left with nowhere to go as they hope for relaxation from the lockdown to move ahead in life. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended nationwide lockdown till May 03. COVID-19 lockdown: Lack of basic amenities force patients to stay in night shelters in Delhi
Yarn exports fell between 80-90% in April and about 30% during the quarter ended March as imports by China, which accounts for a third of India’s yarn exports fell as garment units there shuttered. Imports by Bangladesh, which accounts for nearly a fifth of India’s yarn exports, also declined, according to a Crisil Research report.
If testing is one of the key elements in the fight against the coronavirus, a drive-through testing center can prove to be handy. Such centers have sprung up across the world and in countries like South Korea, it has proved to be very effective. But what is the process of getting yourself checked in one? We bring you the details.Covid-19 drive-through testing: Here's what to expect
The coronavirus death toll in Delhi has mounted to 123, even as the total number of COVID-19 cases reported in the national capital rose to 8,895 on Friday. On Thursday, the city had recorded 472 fresh cases, the highest single-day spike. With 425 fresh cases, the total number of coronavirus cases in Delhi has mounted to 8,895. 473 recoveries & 425 fresh COVID-19 cases have been reported in Delhi today.COVID-19 in Delhi: 425 fresh cases take tally to 8,895; 473 cured in a day
Confirmed coronavirus cases in India shot well past the 15,000 mark today, Health Ministry data updated at 8 am showed.The number of cases in the country stands at 15,712 at the moment. Casualties number 507 till now, while 2,231 have been listed as cured/discharged/migrated.As of 9 pm yesterday, a total of 3,72,123 samples from 3,54,969 individuals had been tested for the virus, according to latest data at Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) website.India now has over 15,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases
The total number of cases is 81,970, with casualties so far being 2,649, according to the latest govt update. As many as 27,920 have been cured/discharged, the govt website showed. At 27,524, Maharashtra continued to have the most cases by far, followed by Gujarat with 9,591 cases and Delhi with 8,470.
Amid reports of a worrying dip in doubling time to 10.2 days, Covid-19 case in India as of 9 am Friday stood at 56,342 up by 3,750 fresh cases in the last 24 hours. As many as 103 people have died from the virus since Thursday.Covid-19 cases in India cross 56,000 mark, 1,886 deaths so far
The CISF faced its highest spurt so far in novel coronavirus infection as 41 personnel tested positive within 24 hours, taking the total to 109 infected troopers in the paramilitary force till Wednesday. Of these 41 CISF personnel, four were deputed in Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and 37 at the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSEL) in Kolkata. Of the 109 CISF personnel infected with the virus, 39 are in Kolkata, 32 in Mumbai, 31 in Delhi, five in Ahmedabad, and two in Greater Noida.Coronavirus outbreak: 41 more CISF personnel test positive for COVID-19, total cases rise to 109
Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish K Awasthi on May 5 informed that over 65000 people have been brought back from different states. He said that anyone from another state who is stranded in UP can register on 'Jansunwai' portal to seek help. “People from UP stranded in other states can get themselves registered,” he added. COVID-19 crisis: Over 65,000 migrants brought back to UP from different states
The end of the pandemic: Indians are most likely to visit public places once local corona cases are under control.
Nudged by the empowered group, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have begun holding intensive deliberations to draw up the non-Covid-19 disease-specific protocols for all hospitals to follow.
The Bengaluru-based company has received approval from the Drug Controller General of India to conduct trials of favipiravir in the country, Strides Founder and Non-Executive Chairman Arun Kumar said on a post-earnings conference call, without giving any more details.
As per the order signed by in-charge municipal commissioner Mukesh Kumar, the shops will remain closed from May 7 midnight till 6 am on May 15. As per the order signed by in-charge municipal commissioner Mukesh Kumar, the shops will remain closed from May 7 midnight till 6 am on May 15.While milk outlets and medical stores can remain open, all other shops, including those selling fruits, vegetables and grocery items, will remain closed, in a bid to minimise human contact to break the chain of the viral infection, the order said.
Tablighi Jamaat had hit headlines earlier over a religious congregation held at Nizamuddin in Delhi in March this year amidst coronavirus pandemic.
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries to continue to find, isolate, test and treat all cases of COVID-19 as lockdowns across Europe started to ease with declining numbers of new cases. "The pandemic is far from over," Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a Geneva news conference.Covid-19 pandemic is far from over: WHO
At 8 am, the death toll was at 2,549. As many as 26,235 people have been cured/discharged. With 25,922 cases, Maharashtra continued to top the country's Covid chart. It was followed by Gujarat (9,267) and Delhi (7,998).
The home ministry has set up four more inter-ministerial central teams (IMCTs) for making an on-spot assessment of Covid-19 in Surat, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Hyderabad, while the team deputed for Mumbai and Pune has been asked to visit Thane.
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